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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in Louisiana

376 Bachelor's Degrees
$48,920 Avg Salary
$24,384 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in LouisianaIn 2018-2019, 376 bachelor's degrees were awarded to engineering technologies students who went to a Louisiana college or university. This makes it the #17 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 19,475 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.9% were from a college or university in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Engineering Tech Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Graduates in Louisiana ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering tech.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Engineering Technologies Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, engineering technologies majors that go to school in Louisiana go on to jobs making an average of $48,920 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 23% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in engineering tech make more than those who graduate from schools in Louisiana. The national average salary is $55,227.

Average Salary for Engineering Tech Graduates from Schools in Louisiana  48,920
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Average Salary for Engineering Tech Graduates from Schools Nationwide  55,227
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97,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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97,800

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2021 Highest Paid Engineering Technologies Grads in Louisiana

The following colleges produce the highest paid engineering tech graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Engineering Tech Graduates in Louisiana

Our rankings recognize Louisiana Tech University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Louisiana Tech is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Ruston.

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Southeastern Louisiana University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Hammond, Southeastern is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#2

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

Nicholls State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid engineering technologies school. Located in the city of Thibodaux, Nicholls State University is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the remote town of Natchitoches, NSU is a public college with a large student population.

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Lafayette, UL Lafayette is a public school with a large student population.

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Southern University and A & M College earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Southern University and A & M College is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Baton Rouge.

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Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Grambling State University. Located in the distant town of Grambling, GSU is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Best Engineering Technologies Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Technologies Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 220
Florida 34 438
Virginia 34 491
Georgia 33 357
West Virginia 32 165
Tennessee 32 392
North Carolina 32 818
South Carolina 32 107
Alabama 32 784
Kentucky 31 531
Arkansas 30 104

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 181
General Engineering Technology 46
Construction Engineering Technology 41
Mining & Petroleum Technology 37
Quality Control Technology 34

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,842
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,577
Computer & Information Sciences 595
Physical Sciences 361
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 217

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to KUKA Systems GmbH.

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